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Verizon Knows More About You Than You Think

KHQ.COM: With technology evolving every day, perhaps the definition of "privacy" is also evolving.  

Recently, Verizon has started selling customer information about geographical location, app usage and Wed browsing activities in reports to marketers showing exactly what customers are doing on their phones and other mobile devices.

While the information being sold can reveal gender, age and interests, it does not reveal identities. For this reason, Verizon says what they are doing is not illegal, but others are raising questions about whether or not they are violating federal wiretapping law.

What do you think?

Is this just a part of our privacy we should expect to lose as technology evolves and companies continue to look for better ways to reach their target market?

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This story was filed and written by KHQ's Nichole Mischke.

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